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    Snakes on a plane!

    Four baby pythons escaped from a container aboard a passenger plane in Australia, leading to a search that forced the cancellation of two flights, the airline said Thursday.

    Twelve non-venomous Smitten pythons were being transported Tuesday on a flight from Alice Springs to Melbourne in the plane's cargo area in a bag inside a plastic foam box with air holes.

    When the flight landed, it was discovered that four snakes had escaped from the package, a Qantas spokeswoman said in a statement.

    A reptile expert searched for the 6-inch-long snakes but did not find them. It was not known if the snakes were still on the plane or if they had somehow escaped outside after the plane landed.

    In the meantime, the plane missed two flights it had been scheduled to fly and the passengers were transferred to other flights.

    When the snakes were not found, the airplane was fumigated and it returned to service on Wednesday.

    Pythons, which can grow up to three feet long, live in western and central Australia and are not an endangered species

    Baby pythons escape on flight in Australia - News- msnbc.com

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    Psst, don't tell Lewis. With his luck, he will find those snakes on his next flight. Then after shooting the snakes dead, he will have given up all future attempts at flying. That is, if the plane doesn't fall out of the sky after being shot up.


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    Mother fucking snakes on the mother fucking plane.

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    Damn snakes are bigger than Lew. They could swallow him like a Scooby snack. Somebody needs to check their bags very carefully.
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    I'm glad these weren't on my plane. I would freak out. I think Lew is braver then me when it comes to snakes.
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    Snakes are speedbumps for people who don't drive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Mother fucking snakes on the mother fucking plane.

    I liked that movie.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I liked that movie.


    Oh, so you were the one who saw that movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Oh, so you were the one who saw that movie.
    I admit it, yes. On cable. It was incredibly stupid but it made me laugh.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I admit it, yes. On cable. It was incredibly stupid but it made me laugh.
    I for one am glad you laugh at stupid jokes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Oh, so you were the one who saw that movie.
    Make that "one of the two." I saw it too, and liked it.

    Anyone else notice that Lew has not commented on this thread? A cup of coffee says that he wont even read it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Make that "one of the two." I saw it too, and liked it.

    Anyone else notice that Lew has not commented on this thread? A cup of coffee says that he wont even read it.
    Haha! I know he won't be getting on a plane anytime soon, either.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post

    Anyone else notice that Lew has not commented on this thread? A cup of coffee says that he wont even read it.
    I got the DVD for him as a Christmas gift.
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    Snakes and a plane......





    HOLY SHIT!!!!!!!!!

    Fuck that!!!! Fuck snakes and fuck planes! I can promise that would have been the THE most fucked up plane ride ever! FUCK!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    on his next flight. Screw that shit. Then after shooting the snakes dead, he will have given up all future attempts at flying. No future attempts planned That is, if the plane doesn't fall out of the sky after being shot up. There wouldn't be enough of the plane left to land.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I think Lew is braver then me when it comes to snakes. You are incorrect sir. I have been known to sacrifice little old ladies and children in my escapes
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Make that "one of the two." I saw it too, and liked it.

    Anyone else notice that Lew has not commented on this thread? A cup of coffee says that he wont even read it.
    You owe me a cup of coffee.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I got the DVD for him as a Christmas gift.
    That's it. You're out of the will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    You owe me a cup of coffee.
    Spilled it upon seeing this thread, eh?

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    I think Lew is braver then me when it comes to snakes. You are incorrect sir. I have been known to sacrifice little old ladies and children in my escapes
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    Yea but you weren't the one screaming like a little girl from the top of the tree either
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